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CLEARWATER — Under a perfect blue sky, Clearwater Beach was empty, parking spaces were abundant and the only sound was the “wham-ring” of a pile driver pounding steel pilings for a hotel under construction. The restaurants were largely closed, with chairs and tables chained together, umbrell…

LARGO — How far should city officials go to enforce Largo’s recently enacted ordinance that bans the use of single-use plastics from being served at special events in city facilities and functions?

LARGO — The City Commission has selected its nine-member Charter Review Committee for 2020 that will be charged with examining and recommending changes to the city charter as it sees fit.

LARGO — On a crisp and cool afternoon Jan. 25, dozens of visitors — including the four-legged kind — enjoyed the amenities of Eagle Lake Park, which opened nearly 10 years go.

LARGO — The City Commission asked the city attorney to draft a possible transparency regulation covering retail stores selling dogs and cats that operate in the city during its Jan. 14 work session.

LARGO — Traditionally, Santa Claus is carried on a sled powered by his magical reindeer. But, hey, this is Florida. Sleds and reindeer are in short supply, so head to downtown Largo on Saturday, Dec. 21, and you might catch a glimpse of the big man himself rolling down the street on a motorc…

If there’s any lesson to be learned from this year’s Best of Largo winners, it’s that determination and passion pay off. Three of the four winners in the contest that honors the city’s small businesses are repeat champions, and show no signs of giving up their titles. 

LARGO – Three Pinellas County military organizations – the St. Petersburg and Clearwater chapters of the Military Officers Association of America and the Military Organization of World Wars — hosted an event honoring National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at the Bayou Club.

Though the attack on Pearl Harbor, which led to the United States' entry into World War II, is remembered nationally on Dec. 7 each year, the MOAA and MOWW program took place Dec. 6.

We live in the digital age of genealogy research. Every day more records are being digitized and made available to us. Those records can range from indexes to actual documents. We know, of course, that most records are not digitized and so our search strategies must include the skills necess…

LARGO — A local resident alleges Largo police unlawfully detained him and altered arrest documents in a lawsuit.